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# according to the Universal Law Of Gravitation If You Double The Distance Between Two Objects Then the?

Gravitational force between the two will:

A. Decrease by a factor of 2

b. Increase by a factor of 2.

c. Decrease by a factor of 8.

d. Increase by a factor of 4.

E. Decrease by a factor of 4.

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- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
E.

It's the inverse square law.

- Anonymous9 years ago
Inverse square law.

As one increases, the other decreases by the square.

Increase one by 2, you decrease the other by 2 squared (which is 4).

- Life ExperienceLv 69 years ago
F = GMm/r^2

Therefore force is proportional to 1/r^2.

If r is doubled, r^2 is quadrupled, and the force decreases by a factor of 4.

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